At Franklin Templeton, we are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners. Over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. For over 65 years, our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.
Whatis the Global Product Management group responsible for?
Franklin Templeton’s GlobalProduct Management group is responsible for providing leadership in ensuringthat the firm’s investment products are positioned at the highest levels ofinvestment market standards, and that this is effectively communicated internallyand externally.What are the ongoing responsibilities of aVP, Senior Product Manager?
The Vice President (VP),Senior Product Manager for the North American Equity Product Management teamwill act as a liaison between investment management, distribution and our otherinternal business partners. In this capacity, the Senior Product Manager isexpected to serve as a product expert and product champion for several USequity strategies.
Serve as the primarysubject matter expert (SME) of the investment-related aspects of several USequity investment strategies and products to sales, client service, consultantrelations, marketing, other business partners and external clients, acting asinternal and external proxy for portfolio management representing theirinvestment strategies across a full range of client sophistication levels.
Promote the gathering andretention of assets under management by providing investment philosophy,process, and performance and cross-platform storytelling to various external(potential and existing clients, consultants and third parties) and internal(sales, client service, marketing, and consultant relations) audiences.
Formulates product strategyto reposition, extend and innovate the product line including product rationalization,launching new strategies and executing product line extensions. This alsoincludes development of investment guidelines and pricing frameworks.
CFA and/or MBA/graduate degree in finance oreconomics preferred
Minimum of 12 years product management or otherpertinent industry experience, preferably with a focus on investmentmanagement, investment consulting or buy-side experience
Demonstrated knowledge of distribution channels,investment vehicles and pricing structures
Significant experience in US equity asset class(style agnostic; specific knowledge of growth investing is beneficial)
Experience with fixed income, convertible bond,derivative securities and private investments a plus.
Job Function:Product Strategy